Samsung 830 SATA3 SSD 256GB Review


Samsung 830 SATA3 SSD 256GB Review


Using the graphing feature of AIDA64 to test the ability of the controller, cache and NAND itself to deliver consistent results we think it's fair to say that in Linear testing they are unbelievable consistent. Even by SSD standards this is a very flat Read graph.

Samsung 830 SATA3 SSD 256GB Review  


Writing is even more consistent. Normally there are some dips as the controller switches between each memory chip, but with such a huge amount of cache onboard, and utilising nothing but Samsung products, the 830 is as flat as a pancake and as smooth as the butter you'd pour over them.

Samsung 830 SATA3 SSD 256GB Review

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05-12-2011, 06:14:54


Samsung provide the NAND chips for nearly all the SSDs on the market. Cutting out the middle-man we look at a Samsung branded model.

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05-12-2011, 06:20:58

i wonder if samsung can come up with a spinpoint equivalent ssd that i mean achieve the same success with a low price and a good drive???Quote

05-12-2011, 10:59:10

I personally don't see samsung shifting alot of SSD's until the £ per gig ratio comes down alot, Personally I would spend up to £100 on a good boot drive, but I think £300 is asking a bit much. Especially when you consider a 80gig SSD and a terabyte can be had for the same money(even at today's stupid prices), and makes more sense for most people.Quote

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